SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold





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This uniform was worn by Col. Mark Volk, Chief, Strategic Leadership division, Office of the Army, during...
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FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...